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CSI Software Celebrates the Top Spot in the Top 100

HOUSTON – August 6, 2014 – CSI Software, maker of a leading software solution for the health and fitness industry, has once again claimed the top spot for software providers of the Top 100. Based on Club Industry magazine’s annual rankings, SpectrumNG, the company’s flagship platform, now enjoys a 37% market share among the Top 100 companies. 2014 marks the seventh consecutive year CSI Software has held the No. 1 position.

Club Industry magazine publishes a Top 100 list each year based on club revenue from the previous year. This year, CSI Software’s 37% market share exceeds the next seven competitors combined. In addition, the company’s 37% share represents its largest share to date.

CSI Software provides fully integrated, single source enterprise software to health and fitness clubs, campus recreation centers, parks and recreation facilities, wellness centers, hotels and fitness resorts, and, JCC, YMCA and YWCA organizations.

Make Your Facility Smarter Using Business Intelligence Software

On the surface, business intelligence (BI) software is about making evidence-based decisions that give your facility an edge. BI helps uncover insight about your customers, financials and operations. Underneath, BI is really about replacing guesswork with the truth, or cleaning the noise off the signal.

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CRM Software Makes Selling Easy for Your Fitness Facility

Customer relationship management (CRM) software helps fitness facility operators find and keep members. Understanding customer behavior and tracking sales opportunities are tough without an automated system for managing customer relationships. In today's market, prospects are smarter, and members expect more from your staff and services. CRM turns these challenges into opportunities, uniting sales, marketing and customer service across a single platform that not only provides customer intelligence but also differentiates your facility.

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Differentiate Your Fitness Facility in the Cloud

Hundreds of thousands of companies operate daily in the cloud, deploy cloud applications or use the cloud for storage. IDC predicts 2014 cloud spending, including both technology and services, will reach $100 billion. Now a decade old, cloud computing has lived up to the hype.

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CSI Software Presents The 2nd Annual CIO Executive Forum.

HOUSTON – May 20, 2014 - CSI Software is hosting the 2014 CIO Executive Forum, a collaborative forum featuring the best and brightest IT minds in the health and fitness club industry. The invitation-only event will be held Monday, November 17th at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.

In its second year, the CSI Software CIO Executive Forum is a full day of vendor-neutral presentations and IT dialogue centered on advancing technology throughout the health and fitness club industry. Spark Innovation is this year’s overarching theme and attendees, both CSI Software customers and non-customers, will discuss the latest technologies and applications driving their facilities now and in the future.

The CIO Forum represents a cross section of IT leaders from the health and fitness Top 100 companies. Individual presentations will focus on exploring new growth opportunities, meeting industry challenges, sharing best practices, and leveraging existing resources.

Key 2014 CSI Software CIO Executive Forum details:

Date: Monday, Nov. 17th
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Four Seasons Hotel, Austin
Attendees: IT leaders. This event is for both CSI Software Customers and non-customers.
Website: http://www.csisoftwareusa.com/cio/
Registration: This is an invitation-only event.
Format: Each attendee will make a presentation aligned with the Spark Innovation theme.

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St. Clair College has selected SpectrumNG for its new rec center in Windsor, Ontario.

The new facility will be 85,000 sq ft. and feature a triple gymnasium with seating capacity of 2,600, a 10,000 sq ft. fitness centre, elevated walking track, workout studios, 12 team rooms, classrooms, and more.

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CSI Software Smooths Operations for Sport & Health

Sport&Health has 22 locations across the U.S. To keep things running smoothly, a reliable club management software is paramount.

Glenn Rappaport, the vice president of technology for Sport & Health, explained why CSI Software was the right company for the job.

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CSI Software’s BI is aimed at both business leaders and business users.(PDF)

CSI Software just launched an enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) application designed to help customers make better business decisions and realize better business outcomes. CSI’s Business Intelligence will offer a full range of BI features, including analytics, reporting and visualization.

Part of SpectrumNG, CSI Software’s integrated, single-source software solution, Business Intelligence allows customers to detect trends, tag and comment on data visualizations, and quantify what’s selling and what’s not. And all BI features can be accessed from any tablet device.

Targeted features and technologies available in CSI Software’s BI:

  • Find conversion rates and pipeline specifics - new leads, tours taken – in the sales funnel.
  • Tag and comment on data visualizations. Even target favorite visualizations. CSI BI will advance the business narrative, recruit more influencers and save time.
  • Build heat maps that describe exactly where members and prospects live.
  • CSI BI makes it easy to optimize resource mixes. This ensures facilities stay lean while tracking and managing resource allocation.
  • Establish monthly targets for KPIs. Scorecards include sales, percentage of non-dues revenue, average dues per active member, sales to non-members, and more.
  • Analyze the business from any browser, any OS. This means iPads, Macs and Android-powered tablets.

Utah Valley University Selects CSI Software(PDF)

Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, has selected SpectrumNG by CSI Software to manage its new Student Life and Wellness Center, scheduled to open in the Spring of this year. This new facility will have three basketball courts, climbing wall, fitness area, bowling alley, massage room and much more. With the parking structure, these two facilities will add 323,494 square feet of space to the campus.

The Student Life and Wellness Center will be leveraging the SpectrumNG Access Control System to manage its various entry points, Scheduler, Event Management, Group X Scheduler, Equipment Checkout and Online Services.

Utah Valley University Student Life and Wellness Center

Platform-as-a-Service Removes Need to Purchase and Maintain Infrastructure(PDF)

Article by Windows Azure

CSI Software wanted to eliminate the infrastructure costs inherent with its on-premises hosting environment. But the company had a lot of requirements for a new solution that would allow it to migrate its multi-tenant SpectrumNG application, the backbone of its software.

Read the mini-case study and datasheet to learn how CSI Software benefits from using Windows Azure.

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